Remembering The Cranberries’ Dolores O’Riordan: Portrait of a Lady

Michael Fitzpatrick remembers Dolores O’Riordan of the Cranberries, who “assisted a generation to tackle its demons.”

Tribeca Film Festival: ‘The Public Image is Rotten’

Mike Fitzpatrick finds the dcoumentary ‘The Public Image is Rotten’, is a new departure with regards to the career of John Lydon and his cohorts.

Tribeca Film Festival: ‘Pilgrimage’

Mike Fitzpatrick finds “Pilgrimage” a rare, box-ticking, dramatic action movie– set in the 13th century.

‘Emerald City’ – A Cinematic Gem That May Speak for a Generation

‘Emerald City’ just might be the independent movie that this generation of moviegoers, emigrants and yes, construction workers, has been waiting for.

‘New York City: A Shining Mosaic’ review

“New York City: a Shining Mosaic” makes Mike Fitzpatrick think about what New York and the Immigrant have offered one another over the years.

‘The Cure’ by Conal Creedon, Directed by Tim Ruddy.

Mike Fitzpatrick reviews Conal Creedon’s “The Cure,” and finds Mellamphy’s portrayal of John Murphy, a washed-up, broken-down and burnt-out survivor of Cork’s Christian Brothers schools, welcoming natural force, brushing aside any stereotypical ideas we might have of an Irish man who likes a pint.ʼ

Fifteen Years Later

Mike Fitzpatrick recalls 9/111 and where he was, 15 years later.

Legendary Quotes of Irish Wit #83: Honor Molloy

Michael Fitzpatrick quotes one of his favorite lines from author Honor Molloy.

‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ directed by Michael Winterbottom and starring Russell Brand.

Mike Fitzpatrick reviews Russell Brand’s documentary “The Emperor’s New Clothes,” shown at the Tribeca Festival, and finds it outrageous and funny social commentary.

“At The Mike Stand” with Mark Geary.

Mike Fitzpatrick interviews rocker Mark Geary and discovers Geary’s inner Count of Monte Cristo.

Signs You’ve An Irish Partner

You know if you’re Irish. Here’s how to tell if your partner is… hint… you know what “manky” means.

Irish Music World Rocked by Claim that Geldof Doesn’t Mind Mondays.

Does Bob Geldof like Mondays after all? Michael Fitzpatrick has a scoop!

Things A NYC Irish Bartender Gets Asked And The Replies He’d Like to Give- And Sometimes Does (Part 1) by Michael Fitzpatrick.

Bartenders get tired of answering the same questions over and over. Michael Fitzpatrick knows that well. Warning: anger/bad language alert.

At The Mike Stand With…..Danny O’Donoghue (The Script)

Michael Fitzpatrick finds out that The Script’s Danny O’Donoghue has a favorite Monkee.